This new tool is aimed at those responsible for health and safety in workplaces – employers, managers and safety representatives. It will help you identify high-risk pushing and pulling operations and check the effectiveness of any risk-reduction measures.
The publication has been restructured into four parts, with the regulations and brief guidance in Part 1 and more detailed guidance to help carry out risk assessments and control risks in Parts 2-4. It explains how to avoid, assess and reduce the risk of injury from manual handling.
Neil Craig, head of operations for HSE in the Midlands said:
“We welcome the guilty plea entered by Merlin Attractions Operations Ltd. Merlin has acknowledged that it failed in its legal duty to protect people on the Smiler ride.”
Judith Hackitt CBE, the Chair of the Health and Safety Executive, has been made a Dame in the New Year’s Honours List for 2016.